Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School
Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School serves 1,036 students in grades 6-8.
Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).
Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School's student population of 1,036 students has grown by 56% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 51% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#459 out of 1149 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education
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